The companies that know us better than we know ourselves

Well, well, well. We have a bunch of farmers’-market geniuses reading IWT, I see. On Monday, I told you how I tried to bargain over a $10 t-shirt. A bunch of you wrote answers on why the guy didn’t take my lowball offer of $8. And -- you nailed it! The t-shirt guy knew he didn’t have ...

How to be confident

Can you learn to be more confident? A lot of people reflexively say “No...you either have it or you don’t.” But in my experience, that’s simply not true. Confidence is a skill and, like any other skill, you can master it over time. To show you what I mean, I want to show you one of the ...

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REJECTED: Guy at farmers’ market shuts me down

One of the funniest quotes I’ve ever read came from the CEO of Carl’s Jr. He was interviewed about his business and got asked about healthy eating in America. "My opinion is that the media is the main supporter of healthy eating. We're certainly not hearing it from our customers," said Andrew Puzder, who is the CEO of ...

Goal setting is dead. Do this instead.

When it comes to goals, a lot us experience what I call the Treadmill of Disappointment. Tell me if this sounds familiar... We get really motivated to try something new. (“TODAY’S THE DAY!”) We clean the house, pay our bills on time, and finally make it to Inbox Zero. The first day or two goes okay...but then we ...

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IWT gives back. Help us build schools for children around the world

I’ve told some of you how I grew up in a middle-class family of 6. My dad worked and my mom stayed home with us. A photo posted by Ramit Sethi (@ramit) on Apr 10, 2015 at 9:20am PDT   We would eat out maybe once a month -- only when we had a coupon to the local ...

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The news from IWT: May 2015

You’ve heard me say it before. A Rich Life is about more than just money. This month on the IWT blog, we covered how to travel more, painlessly save money, stay motivated, select the perfect TV show to watch, and raise your prices -- all part of a Rich Life. May was a busy month for IWT so today, ...

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